SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following statements about the Human Development Index (HDI) are correct?
    1. It is a comparative measure of life expectancy, literacy, education, standards of living, and quality of life for countries worldwide.
    2. It is a standard means of measuring well-being, especially child welfare.
    3. It is used to distinguish whether the country is a developed, a developing or an underdeveloped country, and also to measure the impact of economic policies on quality of life.
    4. The index was developed in 1990 by 3 Economists from the USA. Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 4 only    

    B)  2, 3 and 4 only

    C)  1, 2 and 3 only

    D)         1, 2, 3 and 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The index was developed in 1990 by Pakistani economist Mahbub ul Haq and Indian economist Amartya Sen.

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